Monthly Archives: May 2011

TV Schedule for 2011 NBA Finals as Heat Takes on Mavericks Tuesday

It was just five years ago when the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat met up in the NBA Finals with the Heat ultimately dominating in the end. That was also in 2006 and both teams have changed since then in terms of players and court strategy. The Mavs also have Rick Carlisle coaching them this time […]

This Just In: BLOCKBUSTER Movie Rentals Slash Pricing with $0.99 Offer

Some good news for movie fans everywhere as we head into the long Memorial Day Weekend, your BLOCKBUSTER movie rentals just got even more affordable. Start saving on every BLOCKBUSTER®movie rental beginning Friday, May 27 through Monday, July 4 – just a little patriotic spirit and savings headed your way! Move over Netflix, BLOCKBUSTER® movie rentals are coming […]

Teen Country Stars Battle for ‘American Idol’ Title During Two Part Finale

“THIS…is American Idol,” host Ryan Seacrest announces weekly with a dramatic pause introducing the star-studded judges and young-gun contestants. Pinned as one of the most talented seasons ever, ‘American Idol’ season 10 has seen some of its highest ratings and greatest voter participation compared to past seasons. The remaining finalists are two teenagers from the South, […]

Watch the 2011 Billboard Music Awards LIVE on DISH Network Sunday Night

The top artists in the music industry will be making their way to the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas this weekend for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air live on DISH Network this Sunday, May 22 from 8-11pm on ABC. Viewers will get to watch performances from industry favorites like Ke$ha, Ne-Yo, OneRepublic, Far*East Movement, Rihanna, […]

Student Essay: News Television Provides Uncompromising Perspective

 Do you think broadcast news on TV is dead because of the Internet? Why or why not? Broadcast news today is being eclipsed more and more by the Internet and other media such as the radio. The Internet provides so much information. The information is hunted, grabbed, and condensed into a comprehensible copy that the […]

DISH Network Execs Talk Hollywood, Premium VOD Plans Discussed

Determined to stay competitive with satellite TV provider, DirecTV, DISH Network executives are reportedly “in negotiations” with some of the top Hollywood movie studios in hopes of bringing premium video on demand (VOD) content to its subscribers. According to a recent Bloomberg article, DISH Network Executive Vice President Tom Cullen, mentioned a deal that the satellite TV company […]

Saying Goodbye to the Oprah Winfrey Show – Final Episode May 25 on DISH TV

It’s the end of an era as TV talk show host legend, Oprah Winfrey, signs off from her daytime television talk show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, after 25 years to focus on her latest project, the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), part of DISH Network programming. The countdown to Oprah’s last episode is more bitter than sweet […]

DISH Systems Scholarship Essays 2011

After the conclusion of our successful DISH Systems Scholarship Essay Contest for high school seniors and non-graduating college students, we have come to a decision as to who our final winner of the 1,000 scholarship award will be. We will announce the winner of the DISH Systems scholarship essay on June 1st. In the meantime, […]